| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:08 PM
The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two men missing in waters about 15 miles off the coast of Assateague Island after their fishing boat sank a day earlier.
The broken-down fishing vessel was battling 20-foot waves and 50 mph wind gusts...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:33 AM
Israel and Syria continue to fight, Robert Downey Jr. continues to pretend to fight, and in sunny, pastoral northern Pennsylvania, a former judge is still getting international attention a week after his sentencing over what amounts to a human-...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 11:39 AM
In the off-season, Ocean City often adds some new feature for tourists: a miniature golf course perhaps, a seafood restaurant or maybe a bar that caters to the beachgoing crowd. But here's a possible addition that might not be so welcome — parking...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 4:30 PM
A maritime icon slipped out of Baltimore for the final time Tuesday morning, without speeches or hoopla, brass bands or balloons.
Only a small band of well-wishers waved and took pictures as the Navy's 894-foot hospital ship Comfort left Pier 11 in...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 10:33 AM
An early 2013 hurricane season forecast is calling for a busy summer and fall, with a nearly 50 percent chance of a major storm striking the U.S. East Coast.
Forecasters at Colorado State University on Wednesday predicted 18 named storms would form in...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Howard County residents Thursday urged their state delegation to say no to Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun control legislation, arguing that it punishes lawful gun owners.
Of the more than 100 residents who filled the Banneker Room inside the George Howard...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:23 PM
While Maryland lawmakers debate whether to subsidize a large wind energy project in the Atlantic Ocean off Ocean City, an Annapolis company is moving ahead with plans for the state's third land-based wind "farm."
Synergics Wind Energy LLC, which built...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 3:48 PM
In past summers, Rodney, the fictional Ocean City lifeguard in the resort town's advertising campaign, has ventured to rescue New Yorkers and New Jerseyites from summer boredom.
After Hurricane Sandy, Rodney may have less convincing to do.
| Nov 9, 2012
| 2:09 PM
A Solomons Island charter boat captain was one of five men indicted on federal charges for allegedly catching and selling striped bass from an off-limits area of the Atlantic Ocean, the Department of Justice announced.
David Dwayne Scott, 41, of Lusby,...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 11:34 AM
For Jimmy Cornell, it was all about freedom.
Early in his adult life, it came from fleeing communist Romania and finding his way to England, where he worked as a radio correspondent for the BBC. After he got married and began to help his wife, Gwenda,...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 5:47 PM
The number of young striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay fell to a record low this year, a drastic decline from a near-record high the year before, state officials reported Tuesday.
State biologists checking Maryland's part of the bay found the fewest...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Tony Tochterman, who along with his wife, Dee, owns Tochterman's Fishing Tackle, the city's oldest bait and tackle store, remembers it well.
Tony and Bob Wall, division chief of Baltimore's Recreation and Parks Department, helped introduce area...